TDoR 2017 / 2017 / June / 24 / Denise Sollony

Denise Sollony

Age 53

24 Jun 2017
Aracaju, Sergipe (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/24-Jun-2017/Denise

Denise Sollony
Denise Sollony

Denise was shot in her own home in the capital city of Sergipe State, Aracaju by two men on a motorcycle who shot at her through the front gates of the building. Her partner was also hit.

Denise was considered to be one of the first known transgender people in the state of Sergipe. Her death had an impact on social media, where her friends wrote several farewell messages.

In May 2018 Naelson Ara├║jo Fonseca, 24, and Adilson Porto Silva Filho, 28, were imprisoned for her murder.

Report added: 1 Sep 2018. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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